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USGS 01389890 Passaic River at Dundee Dam at Clifton NJ


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gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°53'08.8", long 74°07'41.9" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Garfield City, Passaic County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on left bank, 900 ft east of Clifton, 1200 ft upstream of Dundee Dam in Garfield, 0.7 mi downstream from the bridge on US Route 46 in Elmwood Park, and 0.7 mi upstream from the bridge on Outwater Lane in Garfield.
DRAINAGE AREA. --805 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --Miscellaneous measurements, water years 1970-71, 1986-87, 1992-1997, 2004 published as 01389895 Passaic River at Outwater Lane, at Garfield, NJ. Continuous-record gaging station, April 2007 to current year. History peaks for water years 1810, 1877-1879, 1881-1882, 1884, 1886, 1888-1891, 1893, 1896, 1902, and 1904 were published in annual reports of the New Jersey State Geologist using stage records collected by the Dundee Water-Power and Land Company and flow-over-dam computations. Peak stages for water years 1936, 1938, and 1945 were published in reports of the USGS.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage above a dam. Datum of gage is 24.52 ft above NGVD of 1929. Stage records were collected by the Dundee Water-Power and Land Company for the period 1877 through at least 1904.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD. --Flood of Oct 10, 1903 reached a stage of 8.40 ft, discharge, 35,800 ft3/s (computed as flow over dam by the New Jersey State Geologist's office).
COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Dam Safety and Flood Control.

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00065 Gage height 2014-03-10  2014-07-30
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-30

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Most recent instantaneous value: 451   07-30-2014  00:15 EDT
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182 288 451 482 532 739 1110

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